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New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education Summer Professional Development Program

August 16 @ 9:00 am - August 17 @ 3:00 pm

Join the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education for their annual Summer Professional Development Program for New Jersey Teachers. August 16 for K-8 Teachers and August 17 for High School Teachers

Event Description

August 16 Day 1 (K-8 Teachers)

Session 1: Why is learning about the Holocaust Essential to NJ Students with Dr. Michael Berenbaum
Session 2A (K-5 teachers): Guidelines for teaching the Holocaust to elementary school students
Session 2B (6-8 teachers) : Facing History and Ourselves
Session 3A (K-5 Teachers): The Terrible Things, Billy the Bad Behaving Bully Goat and New Bear on the Block
Session 3B (6-8 Teachers): Visa’s to Shanghai with author Bob Holden
Session 4: Social Emotional Learning

August 17 Day 2 (High School Teachers)

Session 1: Why is learning about the Holocaust Essential to NJ Students with Dr. Michael Berenbaum
Session 2: The Holocaust and Human Behavior with Facing History and Ourselves
Session 3: Guidelines for teaching the Holocaust to high school students
Session 4: “Bringing Holocaust Survivors into the classroom” with Holocaust Survivor Maud Dahme
Session 5: Tolerance Education Program with Marvin Raab
All teachers in attendance will receive copies of the books that will be covered during the professional development sessions.

Location: Hybrid. In-Person attendance at 200 Riverview Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08625

5 Professional Development hours will be provided

For registration and questions please email holocaust@doe.nj.gov.